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Posted on: August 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Goochland County Planned Network Outage to Occur Saturday, August 28th

Goochland County - Goochland Planned Outage - August 28 2021

Goochland County is planning an outage on Saturday, August 28th that will impact our Goochland Area Wi-Fi Hotspots, internet access at county facilities, and county website features while the county performs planned communication infrastructure upgrades.

The planned outage will start at 8:00 a.m. on August 28th and is expected to last 10 hours with service restoration by 7:00 p.m.

Locations, Services, & Website Features Affected by the Planned Outage

The planned outage is occurring in conjunction with the county’s Communication and Technology vendors and will affect the following locations, services, and website features:

  1. Goochland Area Wi-Fi Hotspots
    • Goochland County Administration Building 
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 1 – Manakin
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 2 – Crozier 
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 3 – Centerville 
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 4 – Fife 
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 5 – Courthouse
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 6 – Hadensville
    • Central High Cultural and Educational Complex
    • Goochland Branch Library
    • Hidden Rock Park
    • Leakes Mill Park
  2. Internet Access at select county facilities
    • Goochland County Administration Building
    • Parks and Recreation’s Goochland Sports Complex
    • Parks and Recreation’s Central High Cultural and Educational Complex
    • The Office of the General Registrar
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 4 – Fife
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 5 – Courthouse
    • Goochland Fire-Rescue Station 6 – Hadensville
    • Central and Western Convenience Centers
    • Goochland County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
    • Goochland Powhatan Community Service’s Goochland Office
    • Senior Connections’ Goochland Office
    • Goochland Branch Library
  3. Specific Website (www.goochlandva.us) Features
    • Geographic Information System (GIS) website a.k.a. Goochland County Parcel Viewer
    • My Government Services website
    • Goochland County Treasurer’s Office – e-Treasurer Services (Online Tax Inquiry)

Locations and Services Not Affected by the Planned Outage

The planned outage will not affect the following locations and services:

  1. Goochland Area Wi-Fi Hotspots not affected by this outage
    • Goochland Elementary School - 3150 River Rd. West
    • Randolph Elementary School - 1552 Sheppard Town Rd.
    • Byrd Elementary School - 2704 Hadensville-Fife Rd.
    • Goochland Middle School - 3250 River Rd. West
    • Goochland High School - 3250 River Rd. West
    • Chief Cornerstone Baptist Church (GCPS DOGFI) - 4481 Three Square Rd.
    • County Line Baptist Church (GCPS DOGFI) - 4070 County Line Rd. 
    • Second Union Baptist Church (GCPS DOGFI) - 2843 Hadensville-Fife Rd.
  2. Internet Access at remaining county facilities including
    • Courthouse Complex
    • Fire-Rescue Administration
  3. Overall county website – www.goochlandva.us
  4. Goochland’s 911 and Emergency Dispatch


The County and Goochland County Public Schools have developed external and select internal hotspot locations at county facilities and community locations county-wide to provide citizens with enhanced opportunities to access broadband internet.   This is a short-term strategy to provide access and fill a need while the county implements longer-term strategies.

For more information on the Goochland Area Wi-Fi Hotspots please visit https://www.goochlandva.us/1101/Goochland-Area-WiFi-Hotspots.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this short outage.

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